FC College Forces Ammar Ali Jan To Step Down As Faculty Member
Activist and academic Ammar Ali Jan has said that he was forced to resign by the administration of Forman Christian (FC) College where he was teaching politics and history. He further said that the administration told him to either leave his activism and stop defending his students facing sedition charges for their public activities or quit the college, and he chose the latter.
I sadly announce that I will no longer be teaching at Forman Christian College. Earlier this year, my contract was changed to visiting faculty from the position of Assistant Professor. Now I wont continue as a visiting lecturer either.
After returning to Pakistan in 2016, was
— Ammar Ali Jan (@ammaralijan) June 20, 2020
Last year, Ammar and other activists was booked under sedition charges after their participation in Students Solidarity March in Lahore.